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Kuhol or Snail as Food

By goGreen | October 28, 2011
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The kuhol first introduced as a high protein food for human consumption, has a high nutritive value. A bite-size snail contains the following:

Food energy

83.0 calories

Protein

12.2 gm

Fat

0.4 gm

Carbohydrates

5.5 gm

Ash

3.2

Phosphorous

61.0 mg

Sodium

0.4 mg

Potassium

17.0 mg

Riboflavin

12.0 mg

Niacin

1.8 mg

The kuhol also contains vitamin C, zinc, copper, manganese, magnesium and iodine. (Integrated Kuhol Management, DA/FAD, 1989).

TORTANG KUHOL

1 saucer cooked ground kuhol
1 tbsp. chopped onion leaves
1 tbsp. chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp. chopped onions
1 tbsp. crushed garlic
2 tbsp. cooking oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1 whole egg beaten
1 tbsp. all-purpose flour

Put salt on kuhol then saute with garlic, onions and tomatoes. Remove from pan and mix sauted ingredients with beaten egg. Coat the mixture with flour and fry. Serve hot.

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